Sr Cybersecurity Engineer (Shrewsbury)

GM Financial in Shrewsbury, MA

  • Industry: Information Technology - Information Security Specialist/Forensics
  • Type: Full Time
  • $106,520.00 - 158,550.00
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The Sr Cybersecurity Engineer is responsible for designing and developing solutions that bring significant improvements to the Incident Response Team's processes, investigations, detection, and prevention capabilities. As a Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer , you will partner with the broader Cybersecurity, Business, and IT organizations, to identify areas where automation or custom developed solutions can be leveraged to increase efficiencies in processes, efficacy of detections , quality of investigations, speed of automated threat prevention and response initiatives.

The Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing clever, scalable, and maintainable solutions. These initiatives will be supported by developing front-end and back-end systems, high-quality documentation, CI/CD pipelines, and working in cloud environments.

This team member will be responsible for evaluating existing solutions to understand their effectiveness and provide recommendations to execute on project plans to improve the Cybersecurity posture of GM Financial. This team member will need to maintain an understanding of the current threat landscape and Incident Response activities for both on premise and cloud technologies.



  • Develop with SOAR technologies to augment and improve Incident Response initiatives
  • Work with peers to develop and implement project plans to rapidly mature security initiatives
  • Develop deliverable timelines and provide updates at regular cadence to the overall completeness of project efforts
  • Deliver on feature request and bug fixes to stakeholders
  • Design and implement CI/CD infrastructure to work with our security systems
  • Leverage Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles and techniques to build stable, secure, and production ready systems
  • Participation, as needed, in incident response team activities for responding to various security incidents
  • Create and maintain documentation of implemented solutions/systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Conform with all company policies and procedures



  • Local and wide area networking concepts, principles and protocols
  • Advanced knowledge in Infrastructure design and management
  • Working knowledge of management processes such as personnel administration, planning and budgeting
  • Strong technical skills and hands on experience in information security as it relates to server security, client security, user security, network communications, and data storage
  • Practical experience implementing security solutions, specifically Data Loss Prevention, and performing initial tuning and scanning for confidential data in the environment
  • Proven expertise developing custom rule sets for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) tools to identify specific data types based on feedback and requirements from business stakeholders including Compliance and Legal Counsel
  • Practical experience scaling DLP solutions to meet enterprise data sizes and performing tuning to manage the amount of alerting that occurs
  • Strong knowledge of IT technologies and methods to secure them, specifically for databases, SharePoint, storage area networking, cloud-based storage, and data warehouses
  • Strong working knowledge of Intel platforms, iSeries and pSeries servers
  • Advanced understanding of IT Service Management (ITSM) best practices and processes
  • Experience with UML Design Tools
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP, OSI model and imp subnetting
  • High level understanding of technology infrastructure, security concepts and platforms
  • Demonstrated success in project management
  • Advanced knowledge of IBM pSeries hardware, operating systems and TSM backup infrastructure
  • Advanced knowledge of the OSI model and security that is associated with each layer
  • Understanding of routing and switching protocols as they relate to load balancing
  • Strong understanding of application layer protocols including HTTP, SSH, SSL, and DNS
  • Knowledge and stay abreast on the latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of IT security processes and controls as well as IT infrastructure and networking technical knowledge


  • Ability to think strategically and make collaborative decisions
  • Ability to apply structured analysis methods to various types of data to establish trends, determine variability and business impact
  • Communicates quickly, clearly, concisely, appropriately and intelligently
  • Foster open communication, speaks with impact, listens to others and writes effectively
  • Experience with alternate management methods using SSH, serial connections and the command-line interface TMSH
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with vendors on upgrades and acquisitions
  • Effective planning, time management, negotiation and delegation skills
  • Expert level IT security processes and controls knowledge as well as IT infrastructure and networking technical knowledge
  • Ability to approach problems with an open-mind and create new and innovative ideas and methods
  • Advanced technical writing
  • Experience in documentation tools such as Visio and Microsoft Office products
  • Advanced information security standards/frameworks (ie, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001) skills
  • Advanced experience with Network and VLAN segmentation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative, Innovative, problem-solving and maximizing your potential to solve problems and improve methods
  • Think positively when faced with obstacles, build on others ideas, think logically and intuitively
  • Detailed oriented


  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience strongly preferred


  • 3-8 years of experience in data loss prevention, cybersecurity, or network operations in an enterprise environment preferred


  • One or more security related certifications, such as CISSP, CCNP-Security, GIAC, CEH, CPTS, is highly preferred

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment subject to stressful situations
  • Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours including weekends/holidays, occasional overtime or split shifts may be required
  • Limited travel may be required to support business needs
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GM Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion at every level of our organization. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

GM Financial has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation because of a disability, please contact Human Resources at 1-866-###-#### or by e-mail at .

Associated topics: identity, iam, leak, malicious, phish, security, security analyst, security engineer, threat, violation

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